Philippines Gambling News

The Philippines Islands are quickly recognizing the value that legal gambling has brought to the region. With the benefits of an economic boost and increased tourism, the online and offline gambling industry is constantly expanding and evolving in the region. This section of our website is where you can stay up to date on the latest news and human interest stories related to legal casino gambling in the Philippines.

We will include news concerning all aspects of the industry, focusing on both legal online casino gambling in the Philippines as well as the segment of the industry dedicated to brick and mortar casinos. Any shifts that take place in the legal landscape or laws of the Filipino gambling industry will be covered here as well to ensure you have access to the most current information at all times.

The signing of Republic Act 10927 Casino Law

Crackdown On Filipino Casinos Taking Pressure Off

August 22, 2017

The Philippines have relieved some of the pressure facing them after formally including casinos under the coverage of a new anti-money laundering law. The nation avoids sanctions and further probing … Read more

Manila Philippines Casino Attack

Manila Casino Attack Motive Revealed

June 7, 2017

Last week the Philippines were devastated by what was originally perceived as a terrorist attack at the Resorts World Manila hotel and casino. The attack left 37 dead with dozens … Read more

37 Dead In Manila Casino Attack

37 Dead In Manila Casino Attack

June 4, 2017

The Resorts World Manila, a popular casino/hotel destination in the capital city of the Philippines was recently attacked just a few days ago. A lone gunman entered the casino and … Read more

Crackdown On Illegal Gambling In The Philippines

War On Illegal Gambling Leads To Crackdown In The Philippines

February 21, 2017

There is a war on illegal gambling taking place in the Philippines and the crackdown has already begun. In early February, President Duterte signed Executive Order No. 13 which reads “Strengthening the … Read more

Philippines New Gaming Jurisdiction

Philippines Announces New Gaming Jurisdiction

January 19, 2017

Having become quite the hot spot for gambling in the Asian region, the Philippines are getting a new gaming jurisdiction.  It will be launched in the Aurora province, located within … Read more

New Anti Money Laundering Laws In Philippines

Anti-Money Laundering Requirements Could Hit Philippines Online Gambling

November 29, 2016

Gambling has been used as a tool for money laundering for a very long time. The basic idea is that you have money that you don’t want people to know … Read more

Pagcor Blocked Gambling Licenses

Issuing Of Online Gambling Licenses In Philippines Blocked By PAGCOR Chairman

October 12, 2016

Andrea D. Domingo, the recently appointed chairman of PAGCOR, has brought the issuing of online gambling licensed in the Philippines to a halt in response to concerns expressed by the nation’s … Read more